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END GUEST HOST SESSION - Thank you for participating in OVC's Web Forum Guest Host Series. We hope this discussion will help you better serve crime victims. Please continue to discuss this and other topics...
OVCRC
11/19/2012
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As the DOJ first National Indian Country Coordinator,having 20 years of experience in developing and coordinating training's. What would you state is the most difficult point to set when working with victi...
Alida Roman
11/19/2012
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what is the most used excuse when crimes are committed against indians and they do not report it? is it a conflict of trusting police? knowing the police? not feeling safe?...
Melvin Booker
11/19/2012
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Brandy
11/27/2012
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Sylvia Struss
11/20/2012
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Do you think it is a good idea that lawmakers should give tribal police full police power? would it help decrease crime on reservations? or help develop more civil crimes on reservations?
Melvin Booker
11/19/2012
arrow icon Part 3 The tribal provisions in the Act would address three ...
Leslie A. Hagen
11/19/2012
arrow icon Part 2 This proposed legislation is included as tribal provi...
Leslie A. Hagen
11/19/2012
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Leslie A. Hagen
11/19/2012
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What is the greatest need for working with this population?
Lisa
11/19/2012
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How difficult is it for victims to get legal help (whether from courts, advocates, etc.)?
Ida
11/19/2012
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Sylvia Struss
11/20/2012
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Leslie A. Hagen
11/19/2012
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Are there victim advocates associated with Tribal Courts? If so what is the greatest outcome for victims?
Ashley
11/19/2012
arrow icon Navajo and many other tribal courts have licensed Tribal Cou...
Sylvia Struss
11/20/2012
arrow icon Part 4 - another good place to check for tribal court resour...
Leslie A. Hagen
11/19/2012
arrow icon Part 3 - For example, OVC established the AI/AN SANE–SART In...
Leslie A. Hagen
11/19/2012
arrow icon Part 2.DOJ's Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) helps victims...
Leslie A. Hagen
11/19/2012
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Leslie A. Hagen
11/19/2012
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Have the crime rates decreased since the Tribal Law and Order Act was passed?
Ashley+Katelyn
11/19/2012
arrow icon Part 3 - TLOA has brought increased attention and focus on t...
Leslie A. Hagen
11/19/2012
arrow icon Part 2 - A complete understanding of crime rates in Indian C...
Leslie A. Hagen
11/19/2012
arrow icon It is very difficult to quantify the level of crime in India...
Leslie A. Hagen
11/19/2012
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Do you feel criminal victimization statistics for Native American Tribes are accurately represented in National Crime Statistics? Are people aware of the specific victimization issues? What can be done to ...
Jenny Wallace
11/19/2012
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Leslie A. Hagen
11/19/2012
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Leslie A. Hagen
11/19/2012
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Leslie A. Hagen
11/19/2012
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Leslie A. Hagen
11/19/2012
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Leslie A. Hagen
11/19/2012
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Leslie A. Hagen
11/19/2012
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What kinds of "post-offense" care programs have been established for American Indian and Alaskan Native Children and how could they differ from other programs that are out there?
Chris Lizotte
11/19/2012
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Leslie A. Hagen
11/19/2012
arrow icon These two grant funding programs are described below and can...
Leslie A. Hagen
11/19/2012
arrow icon Part 2 to answer. There is also DOJ funding available that m...
Leslie A. Hagen
11/19/2012
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Leslie A. Hagen
11/19/2012
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Re the recent NY Times article about increased crime rates and decreased funding to Indian reservations, and our experience that tribes say they can't afford the TL&OA, how is the TL&OA actually he...
Sylvia Struss
11/19/2012
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Leslie A. Hagen
11/19/2012
arrow icon Part 3 of the answer. The Department of Justice recognizes t...
Leslie A. Hagen
11/19/2012
arrow icon Part 2 of the answer to your question. Over the last four ye...
Leslie A. Hagen
11/19/2012
arrow icon Good question. Due to space limits with answers I will respo...
Leslie A. Hagen
11/19/2012
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START GUEST HOST SESSION - The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is pleased to welcome Leslie A. Hagen to the OVC Web Forum. She is available to answer your questions on the Tribal Law and Order Act: Crime...
OVCRC
11/19/2012
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